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Saudi Arabian Airlines reportedly refuses Israeli passport holders to purchase tickets
Posted on 07/15/2013 8:42:51 AM PDT by servo1969
The New York Post reported that for customers booking on online, the airlines website has no drop-down menu options for anyone holding an Israeli passport, even though, as the Post pointed out, there is a drop-down menu option for Antarctica citizens. The airline appears to prevent passengers simply looking to transfer in Saudi Arabia to another country, as well.
When a member of de Blasio called the airline --trying to book a ticket from JFK to Mumbai, India -- identifying themselves as an Israeli passport holder, the caller was told by an agent that they would not be able to fly.
Since you have Israeli nationality, you will not be allowed to go on Saudi Airlines, the agent said, after consulting a supervisor.
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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Foreign Affairs; Government; Israel; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: airlines; arabian; israeli; passport; saudi; saudiarabia
posted on 07/15/2013 8:42:51 AM PDT
Saudi Arabia is our primary problem in the ME..and the Islamic world. They are the source of the money and religion that is driving militant Islam. Most of our politician’s are indebted to them..many of our Universities are indebted to them..etc.
posted on 07/15/2013 8:47:39 AM PDT
posted on 07/15/2013 8:52:11 AM PDT
(life is fragile, handle with prayer)
Nothing new about this.
It used to be that if you wanted to visit the Middle East as a tourist, you had to go to Israel last. Because the Muslim countries wouldn’t let you in if your passport had an Israeli entry stamp in it. I presume that this is still the case.
posted on 07/15/2013 8:56:29 AM PDT
"Nothing new about this."
Used to need two different passports, one for business travel to Israel, and a seperate one for doing jobs in Arab countries.
posted on 07/15/2013 9:11:34 AM PDT
by Psalm 73
("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
Each and every day - without fail - somewhere in the world, some stinking 7th-century ragheads will do something to make me despise them even more.
Today is no exception.
posted on 07/15/2013 9:32:33 AM PDT
(Wherever mosques and JDAM's meet, civilization benefits greatly!)
A few years ago we were scheduled to spend 5 days in Dubai.Because we were in “the neighborhood” we decided we wanted to spend a day in Saudi...as tourists.Bottom line,even during a visit to Saudi Arabia's Consulate in New York,we couldn't find a single person...including a single Saudi government official...who would confirm that tourist visas for Saudi even existed.So,needless to say,we didn't get in.
posted on 07/15/2013 9:42:11 AM PDT
by Gay State Conservative
(The Civil Servants Are No Longer Servants...Or Civil.)
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